The Orchestra On The Hill performs classical music by composers from Massachusetts at 7:30 p.m. in the Ipswich Performing Arts Center at 134 High St. in Ipswich. The concert includes the world premiere of “The Dance of Prometheus” from G. Paul Naeger. Under the musical direction of Thomas Palance, The Orchestra On The Hill is a community orchestra comprised of musicians from the North Shore. Tickets are available at the door and cost $20 for general admission and $15 for students. For details and reservations, contact orchestra manager Caroline Forrester at email@example.com or 978-471-8202.
Sunday, Oct. 20
Abbot Public Library’s Poetry Salon will be devoted to a discussion of American poet Adrienne Rich’s 1973 book, “Diving into the Wreck.” Join Marblehead poet and Salem State University Professor Emerita Claire Keyes for the discussion from 2 to 4 p.m., at Abbot Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. For more information, call 781-631-1481, or visit www.abbotlibrary.org.
St. Richard's Music Ministry presents the Inspirations Concert: Music From the Heart, featuring popular country, opera, pop, classical and patriotic music from 3 to 5 p.m., at St. Richard Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. All are welcome to attend the free concert; free-will donations will be accepted. Doors open at 2 p.m. The program is part of the Parish's 50-year anniversary celebration. Visit www.stricharddanvers.org for details.